Sven Hedin Expedition Map (1927-1934)

Sketch Map of Parts of Central and East Asia
Traversed by the Sino-Swedish Expedition under the leadership of Dr. Sven Hedin.

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scale: 1:4,000,000
original map size: 58cm X 23cm
scan resolution: 200dpi

Geographic footprint:
Maximum North 43 N
Maximum South 39 N
Maximum East: 116 E
Maximum West: 85 E

The map was scanned on a flat-bed scanner, resulting in a several TIFF files of approximately 15 MB each. The downloadable JPGs and GIFs are compressed versions of the TIFFs.